The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 11 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 6 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 10.91% 22.50% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.95% 25.00% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 7
Average daily rate
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£419 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.50% -0.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £385 £379
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43 36 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 78.18% 90.00% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 45
Average daily rate £375 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the Gatwick region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Gatwick region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

Project Management
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management.

1 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) People Management
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
6 1 (9.09%) PMP
6 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
6 1 (9.09%) MS Project
6 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (9.09%) Retail
6 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (9.09%) Transition Management
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS Project
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Data Centre Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Change Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Office Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Office Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) People Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (9.09%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) VMware